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Sept. 11, 2012

Jon Stewart 9/11 Video: Must Watch, Still As Important 11 Years Later

Jon Stewart's monologue from the first Daily Show episode filmed after 9/11 grapples with the role of media at a time of national tragedy. His message rings true today.
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Sept. 11, 2012

September 11: Why Another Major Terrorist Attack Could Happen in 2012

Eleven years after 9/11, the threat of a high impact terrorist incident remains a concern amongst security and law enforcement agencies.
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Sept. 11, 2012

How 9/11 Has Defined Defined the American Foreign Policy in 2012

The tragedy of September 11, 2001 is a microcosm of the past and the future for American foreign policy.
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Sept. 11, 2012

James Holmes Demonstrates Why We Must Reinstate the Federal Assault Weapons Ban

In light of James Holmes, Jeffrey Jones, and the recent surge in gun violence, we need to reinstate the Federal Assault Weapons Ban.
Sept. 11, 2012

Fall TV Premiere Schedule: Sons of Anarchy Season 5, The Voice, The New Normal and the 7 New Shows You Must Watch This Week

Season premiere season is upon us. With so much new on TV, here's your must-watch guide for the week. 'Glee,' 'The Voice,' and 'The New Normal' make the cut.
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Sept. 11, 2012

9/11 Truth Conspiracy: 1,700 Reasons For A New September 11 Investigation

What do Sarah Palin, a handful of influential rappers, and 1,700 architects and engineers have in common?
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Sept. 11, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: Consensus Shows Obama is Soaring Ahead of GOP Rival

More Americans now believe Obama has a better policy plan to lead America through its woes.
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Sept. 11, 2012

US Embassies Attacked: Fours Americans Dead as Muslim Extremists Riot Over Film

Once again, Muslim extremists demand that they not be offended by anyone, even people half a world away.
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Sept. 11, 2012

Obama vs. Romney Polls: Why Campaign Finances May Not Matter in the Election

Obama pulls ahead of Romney for August fundraising goals. What does this mean for Obama, and how is fundraising affecting the campaigns?
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Sept. 11, 2012

QE3: Ron Paul vs Paul Krugman With Bernanke Decision Coming Thursday

Have your say on whether Ben Bernanke should fire up another round of monetary easing.
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Sept. 11, 2012

What It's Like Teaching 9/11 to a Class of Arab and Muslim Students in Kuwait: It's Dicey

I was teaching at an American international school in Kuwait when the World Trade Center was attacked on September 11, 2001. My students' reactions underscored their inherent hatred for America.
Sept. 11, 2012

9/11 Anniversary 2012: An Open Letter to All Americans

We as Americans are in danger of forgetting the lessons we learned on September 11th, 2001. We must make sure that never happens if we are to survive as a nation.
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Sept. 11, 2012

9/11 Anniversary 2012: Why The Great Recession Would Have Happened Even If the Terror Attacks Had Not

Had 9/11 not occurred, and Bush did not have to focus on issues abroad, we would likely have seen further deregulation which would have translated into a deeper economic hole.
Sept. 11, 2012

Mumford and Sons Babel, Band of Horses Mirage Rock and the 10 Best Indie Albums This Fall

Fall has arrived, and with it a whole crop of new albums to enjoy. We bring to you the list of the 10 most anticipated indie albums of the fall. Mumford & Sons, Band of Horses, and ... Big Boi?
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Sept. 11, 2012

New Hampshire Primary Results LIVE: John Lynch Seat Up For Grabs in November

Granite State voters head to the polls Tuesday to pick a slew of candidates for November's general election.
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Sept. 11, 2012

9 11 Anniversary 2012: We Should Not Tout the Death of Osama Bin Laden

Touting the death of Osama bin Laden is not the right way to honor the men and women who died on 9/11.
Sept. 11, 2012

Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking: An Interview with Costume Designer Philip Heckman

Since 1982 "Forbidden Broadway" has been making fun of the Broadway stage. In its rebooted form, the show takes on today's hits like "Newsies" and "Once." A Q&A with the show's costume designer.
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Sept. 11, 2012

Top 3 Random Events that Changed History: Why You Can't Plan Everything

In the industrial world of today, panning is no longer a foolproof strategy for success. But was it ever? Here are the top three historical events which suggest you can't plan for everything.
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Sept. 11, 2012

Chicago School Strike: Teachers Should Focus on Students and Families, Not Themselves

Teachers in Chicago should focus on their students and the burdens they are placing on their students' families, not themselves.
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Sept. 11, 2012

9/11 Anniversary: 8 Ways to Honor the Fallen and Commemorate the Day

Tuesday marks 11 years since the 9/11 attacks. Feeling helpless is natural, but there are ways you can get involved, give back, and honor this important day in our nation's history.
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Sept. 11, 2012

September 11 2001: The Day the Towers Fell, All New York City Children Grew Up

On September 11, 2001, I was 7 years old. The towers fell just downtown from my third grade classroom. The day changed my life forever, but the spirit of New York City will always live on.
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Sept. 11, 2012

The Other September 11th: Commemorating the Victims of Government Violence in Chile

On this September 11th, we should commemorate not only victims of violence directed at the US, but also those of the violence our government directs at others.
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Sept. 11, 2012

Teachers Strike in Chicago: Why Rahm Emanuel Could Hurt Obama in Election 2012

The first teachers' strike in a quarter-century promises headaches for both parents and the Emanuel administration. It could also spell trouble for Obama in November.
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Sept. 11, 2012

Remembering September 11: Why We Still Do Not Have Closure, More Than a Decade Later

On the anniversary of 9/11, there are many people to keep in mind: The first-responders who are today still suffering from illness, and the millions around the world still fighting for freedom.
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Sept. 11, 2012

9/11 Anniversay: How That Fateful Day Shaped the Lives of the Naval Academy Class of 2002

Eleven years ago on September 10th, we had no idea how much the world would change the next morning. As a member of the U.S. Naval Academy class of 2002, this is what we faced.
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Sept. 11, 2012

September 11 2001: The Day Everything Changed for the US Military

A purple heart recipient explains what was different for soldiers before that day ... and what changed since.
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Sept. 11, 2012

Chicago Teachers Union Strike: You Might As Well Investigate the CTU For Antitrust

Imagine you lived in a city where a single entity operated 86 percent of the schools, a prime example of monopolistic behavior. Welcome to Chicago.
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Sept. 11, 2012

Never Forget: On Sept 11 Anniversary, Remember That the Past is Never Dead

Why is there less enthusiasm surrounding the 9/11 anniversary this year?